Withers buys out UK tech boutique JAG

August 2, 2018 Withers has acquired UK tech law boutique JAG Shaw Baker, bringing its UK lawyer headcount close to 300.

The six-partner and 26-lawyer firm specializes in the sciences and digital law, advising entrepreneurs and investors. Under the acquisition the division will be titled Withers Tech.

Of the merger itself, Withers business division chief executive Jeremy Wakeham said that it had “all been planned quite nicely,” adding that the buyout would give the firm better opportunities to recruit in still more tech markets around the world.

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